May 4, 2018


Reagan Gorgas of Decatur, a 2018 graduate and member of the ECCC Hall of Fame, delivers the commencement address during East Central Community College’s graduation ceremonies held Friday, May 4, at the Neshoba County Coliseum in Philadelphia. (EC Photo)

May 3, 2018

Chris Clark, head golf coach at East Central Community College in Decatur since 2011, has been named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Golf Co-Coach of the Year for 2017-18.

May 3, 2018

The East Central Community College Warriors could not get the bats going against Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Wednesday, May 2, as the Bulldogs swept an MACJC doubleheader at Ken “Curly” Farris Field in Perkinston.

East Central managed just two hits in a 9-1 eight-inning loss to Gulf Coast in the opener and five hits in the 5-2 nightcap loss.

With the losses, East Central is now 29-15 overall on the season and 16-10 in MACJC league play. The Gulf Coast Bulldogs improved to 31-13 overall and 15-11 in the league.

May 3, 2018

East Central Community College will host its annual Kids’ College program June 11-15 and June 18-22 on the Decatur campus.

The annual event, which features numerous courses and combines fun and learning for ages 5-12, costs $50 per class and includes a Kids’ College T-shirt for each participant.

Students can register online at www.eccc.edu/continuing-education. The deadline to register is May 25, 2018.

May 2, 2018

Numerous East Central Community College career and technical students took top honors in the Mississippi SkillsUSA competition held recently in Jackson.  Those receiving first place honors will represent Mississippi and compete at the National Skills and Leadership Conference in Louisville, Ky., in June.

May 2, 2018

East Central Community College’s Theta Chi chapter of Phi Beta Lambda is the largest community college chapter in the nation, and third largest among all two-year and four-year institutions, the organization recently learned.

According to Christy Ferguson, ECCC business and office technology instructor and PBL advisor, there are more than 500 PBL chapters on college campuses across the United States. East Central’s chapter has 178 members, which is the largest membership in the chapter’s history.

April 30, 2018

The No. 11 East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team will face No. 4 ranked Jones County Junior College in its opening game of the 2018 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Tournament in Fulton.

No. 3 Seed East Central and No. 2 Seed Jones County will play at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 4.

No. 3 ranked Itawamba Community College is the top seed and tournament host. The Lady Indians will play No. 5 Seed Pearl River Community College at 4 p.m. on the opening day.

May 1, 2018

The East Central Community College baseball program is hosting two Summer Team Camps in June for commuters and overnight campers.

Session one of ECCC’s Team Baseball Summer Camp is June 4-6, while session two is scheduled for June 6-8. Check-in for both sessions 1 p.m. on the first day and check-out is 8 a.m. on the final morning. Both camps will be at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex on the campus in Decatur.

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